Falcons Shine At Wesleyan Invite

Falcons Shine At Wesleyan Invite

Bowman and Gonzalez notch season best times in the 600m and 60m hurdles

Middletown, Conn. – The Fitchburg State University women's indoor track & field team returned to action this afternoon as the Falcons competed in the 2019 Wesleyan University Invitational at the Wesleyan Bacon Field House.

The Basics

Meet: Wesleyan University Invite
Location: Wesleyan-Bacon Field House
Scoring: No Team Scoring

How It Happened

Sophomore Makaisha Gonzalez (Lancaster, Mass.) led the way for the Falcons with a season-best, MASCAC qualifying time of 8.62 seconds in the 60 meter hurdles with a seventh finish, while sophomore Kambrynn Bowman (Norton, Mass.) placed eighth in the 600 meter with a season-best, post-season qualifying time of 1:47.75.

Freshman Chloe Guzman (Pawtucket, Conn.) notched a pair of MASCAC qualifying times in the 60 meter (8.70) and 400 meter (1:09.18), placing 15th overall in both events, while classmate Nyasia Torres (Fitchburg, Mass.) turned in a solid time of 6:39.65 in the mile.

Senior Jennifer Desilvestre (Beverly, Mass.) placed ninth overall in the triple jump with a post-season qualifying mark of 8.62 meters, while junior Kelly Mccusker-Brown (Watertown, Mass.) collected a MASCAC qualifying toss of 9.16 meters in the weight throw.

Junior Brianna Young (Mansfield, Mass.) posted a MASCAC qualifying toss of 10.57 meters in the shot put, while sophomore Allissa Carroll (Boxford, Mass.) put forth a pair solid efforts in the shot put (6.01m) and the weight throw (5.74m) to close out the top performances for the Green and Gold on the afternoon.

By The Numbers

Up Next

Falcons return to action next Saturday at both Boston University and MIT for meets starting at 10:00 AM.